Match: 41 T20, IPL3
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.
Date: April 9, 2010
Time: 8:00 pm
Toss: Mumbai Indians elected to bat.
Result: Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets
After wining the toss, Mumbai Indians elected to bat. Shikhar Dhawan and Sachin Tendulkar opened the innings for them. Today, the duo could not gave them the start they have been giving so far in IPL 2010 as Dhawan was bowled by Irfan Pathan for just 2. Mumbai Indians were 7/1 in 1.1 overs, A Rayudu and Sachin then played sensibly and took the team score past 50. A Rayudu was the next to get out and once his wicket felt, wickets started tumbling one after the other. From 50/1 they were reduced to 96/5 in 13.4 overs. Kings XI bowler’s Irfan Pathan and P Chawla got three wickets each and broke the backbone of Mumbai batting order. JP Duminy then showed some resistance and scored 35 runs, the highest scorer for Mumbai Indians . Kings XI Punjab bowled a superb last over and gave just 3 runs to take 3 wickets and restricted Mumbai to 154/9 in 20 overs.
Chasing the total of 155, Jayawardene and Adrian Barath gave them a quick start and took the score to 41 before Jayawardene got out. After the fall of first wicket, Sangakkara came to the center and took the charge. Adrian Barath and Sangakkara scored runs with ease and scored at 9 runs per over. Adrian Barath was lbw by Duminy for 33 in the 11th over. Kings XI Punjab were well placed at 102/2 in 13 overs and needed just 53 runs off last 7 overs with 8 wickets in hand. Yuvraj got out for just 15 leaving Kings XI at 125/3 in 16.3 overs. Soon Sangakkara completed his fifty but was out but Kings XI were on the verge of victory and they did not mess up this time.Finally Kings XI were able to stun Mumbai Indians by registering a comprehensive win by 6 wickets.
* Mumbai Indians: 50 runs in 5.4 overs, Extras 0
* Mumbai Indians: 100 runs in 14.3 overs, Extras 1
* Mumbai Indians: 150 runs in 18.6 overs, Extras 2
* Innings Break: Mumbai Indians – 154/9 in 20.0 overs
* Kings XI Punjab: 50 runs in 5.2 overs, Extras 1
* Kings XI Punjab: 100 runs in 12.2 overs, Extras 3
* KC Sangakkara: 50 off 39 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
* Kings XI Punjab: 150 runs in 18.5 overs, Extras 4